ZEPHYRHILLS — A Pasco County Sheriff's Office narcotics detective shot and killed a man Tuesday afternoon.
The shooting occurred about 4:30 p.m. outside Big Ben's Used Tires, 4128 Gall Boulevard. Sheriff's officials identified the man who was killed as Jerry Dwight Brown, 41, of Lakeland.
Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco said a detective went to the business to arrest Brown on charges of selling prescription drugs. A confrontation erupted and Brown was shot.
No one else was injured.
Brown has a criminal history that includes charges of armed robbery and grand theft.